Trailer: Sherpa - Trouble on Everest

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A brawl on Everest? Director Jennifer Peedom set out to uncover tension in the 2014 Everest climbing season from the Sherpas' point of view and instead captured a tragedy when an avalanche struck, killing 16 Sherpas. Sherpa tells the story of how the Sherpas united after the tragedy in the face of fierce opposition, to reclaim the mountain they call Chomolungma.

27 Nov, 2015
That film is going to be a very troubling watch. Two particular scenes in the trailer struck me. The first was the very brief clip of a long long queue of climbers, I presume somewhere between Camps 2 and 4 - I can't imagine the hideousness and frustration of being stuck in such a queue, it's the complete opposite of why I go to the mountains. And the second was the guide - Russell Brice was it? - talking about sending his Sherpas to war, never knowing who's going to come back. And he keeps doing it? And by all accounts, he's one of the good guys.